| Feb 28, 2011
Tom Hooper made a movie about giving speeches on a grand stage – and then he got to make one himself.
The 38-year-old British filmmaker took home the best director prize at the Oscars on Sunday night for "The King's Speech," a historical drama...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 10:39 AM
We're well into TV's midseason and the onslaught of series premieres or finales, special events and returning shows no sign of letting up. My top "must-see" beginning in March? The final 10 episodes of "Stargate Universe," which begin March 7 on Syfy. I'...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:26 PM
This year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo will be especially nerdy--but cool at the same time. That's because the cast members from "Chuck" and "The Vampire Diaries" will be there.
C2E2, which takes place March 18-20 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 7:37 PM
A veteran wiseguy actor is using his celebrity and his real life brush with the law to steer troubled kids away from crime.
Anthony Borgese, who goes by the stage name Tony Darrow, is best known for his roles in the movie "Goodfellas" and on television...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Atlantic City Antiques & Collectors Show
What: Antiques show with appraisals, glass repair, pottery restoration. The show organizer has partnered with AntiqueClothier.com to present "Revisit the Empire through Fashion," an exhibit that will feature...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:03 AM
It all starts with the voice.
Paul Reubens, better known as Pee-wee Herman, created that voice that sounds helium-induced back in his school days. Now it has taken him to an HBO special, "The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway," airing Saturday, March 19....
| Mar 18, 2011
| 6:47 AM
You just can’t keep a good man-child down. Paul Reubens, the artist known as Pee-wee, bounds back onto our TV screens this weekend in “The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway” (9 p.m. Saturday, HBO; *** out of 4 stars).
Filmed in January...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) was alone among the state’s Democrats Wednesday when he voted against Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to gut the state’s 400-plus redevelopment agencies. But after a meeting with the...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:45 AM
When trimming a household budget, premium cable is an easy expense to cut. Hold on to your HBO, though.
Its "Mildred Pierce" miniseries, premiering March 27 and spread out over three Sundays, is worth it.
Kate Winslet turns in a sublime performance as...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 3:35 PM
America's funny lady, Carol Burnett, doesn't dwell on the past. She embraces it.
"I have some wonderful stories to tell, especially about the show," she says.
"The show," of course, is the legendary "Carol Burnett Show" that ran on CBS from 1967-1978....
| Mar 28, 2011
| 9:49 PM
Get ready to laugh, Chicago.
Demetri Martin, Louis C.K. and “Community” star Joel McHale will bring their comedy to the Windy City June 14-18 as part of the TBS Just For Laughs festival.
Talk show host George Lopez and Comedy Central roast...